Becca Robbins, The Columbian

Becca Robbins

The Columbian

Vancouver, WA, United States

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  • The Columbian
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  • The Seattle Times

Recent articles by Becca:

Judge hears forensic evidence in Camas woman’s murder trial

A forensic scientist testified Thursday the gun Stephanie “Sam” Westby used to fatally shoot her husband at their Camas home was likely within 6 feet of him when she fired. → Read More

Clark County Sheriff’s Office: Man fires shot, barricades self in barn near Fargher Lake

A man barricaded himself inside a barn Thursday in north Clark County after reportedly assaulting his elderly father, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Artwork ripped up, man stabbed in Camas

A homeless man is accused of stabbing a man who had ripped up artwork he was selling outside of Dollar Tree in Camas. → Read More

Vancouver man accused of beating man with cinder block

A Vancouver man is accused of beating another man with a cinder block so badly he was in the ICU for several days and needed a metal plate inserted in his skull. → Read More

New chaplain sworn in to assist Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Clark County Sheriff John Horch swore in the agency’s first chaplain designated to provide counseling and emotional support to employees, their families and the public earlier this month. → Read More

Camas man accused in assault, drive-by shooting

A Camas man is accused of shooting into a truck full of people, including a former girlfriend, after an early morning drug deal went wrong. → Read More

Stolen vehicle stop leads to alleged drug dealer’s arrest in Minnehaha

A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday morning after deputies tried to stop him for driving a suspected stolen vehicle in Minnehaha and found a large amount of drugs, money and weapons on him, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

FBI looking for Vancouver 8-year-old missing since June

Investigators are seeking the public’s help finding an 8-year-old Vancouver boy who’s been missing since June. → Read More

13-year-old, 14-year-old arrested in Vancouver Mall carjacking

Two teenagers were arrested after police say they threatened a woman with a knife Saturday outside the Vancouver Mall and stole her vehicle. → Read More

Five Corners man arrested after standoff

A Five Corners man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly threatened to kill his neighbors and then threatened to kill police during a later standoff. → Read More

Sentencing error nearly shaves off 12 years from Vancouver man’s murder sentence

A simple error almost shaved off 12 years from a Vancouver man’s 2004 murder sentence, until the error was caught before the sentencing document was filed. → Read More

Two-alarm fire damages Javier’s Tacos in Orchards

No one was injured after a fire sparked Thursday morning at Javier’s Tacos in Vancouver’s North Image neighborhood. → Read More

Vancouver man gets 4 years in Minnehaha car theft, hit-run

A Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for stealing a car and running over the owner in August in Minnehaha. → Read More

Scammers pretending to be Clark County deputies steal $9,000 from one victim

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday renewed warnings about an ongoing phone scam after one victim sent the scammers $9,000. → Read More

Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies man in 1998 cold case

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a body found 24 years ago in the Columbia River near Vancouver as that of a missing California man. → Read More

Vancouver man shot after kicking in apartment door is ID’d

The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified Vancouver’s Hamzai Rudolph Jr. as the man fatally shot after reportedly kicking in the door of an apartment unit last month in east Vancouver. → Read More

Former sheriff candidate, Vancouver police officer Rey Reynolds placed on leave

Former Clark County sheriff candidate Rey Reynolds is on administrative leave from his position with the Vancouver Police Department, pending four internal affairs investigations since September. → Read More

Vancouver man suspected in arson near Van Mall neighborhood

A Vancouver man is accused of lighting a gas pump on fire Sunday morning near the Van Mall neighborhood, court records show. → Read More

Clark County deputies, crisis negotiators respond to report near Columbia River High

No one was injured Sunday when Clark County sheriff’s deputies and crisis negotiators responded to a report of an armed person experiencing a mental health crisis near Columbia River High School. → Read More

Teen hurt when struck by car while crossing street near Prairie High School

A teenager suffered not life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a car while crossing the street Friday afternoon near Prairie High School. → Read More